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|Raytheon Establishes Raytheon Technical Services Middle East LLC|
AMMAN, Jordan, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has created a private limited company in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to pursue training opportunities in the kingdom and the region.
"Establishing Raytheon Technical Services Middle East LLC allows us to better serve customers and to develop deeper relationships necessary to long-term success," said John Harris, Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC president. "We provide the highest-quality technical and professional solutions and are honored to be open for business in Saudi Arabia."
Mark Littel, president of Raytheon Technical Services Middle East LLC, said there is a demand in the Middle East for the creative and tailored training approaches Raytheon provides.
"Raytheon addresses specific needs by working in partnership with customers to develop and deliver the right solutions," Littel said. "Having a permanent presence in one of the largest and fastest-growing economies in the region will help us to be not only responsive but also to be more competitive in the market."
Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide.
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